Table 2.

Cell Wall Composition of the Stems of Wild-Type and fra7 Mutant Plants

Cell Wall Sugar Composition
SampleCelluloseGlucoseXyloseMannoseGalactoseArabinoseRhamnose
Wild type295 ± 21354 ± 26139 ± 1313.6 ± 0.211.1 ± 2.511.5 ± 1.91.6 ± 0.9
fra7256 ± 14293 ± 21120 ± 711.8 ± 2.713.5 ± 1.411.2 ± 0.61.6 ± 0.1
  • Cell wall residues used for composition analysis were prepared from mature stems of 10-week-old plants. Data are means (mg/g dry cell wall) ± se of three independent assays.